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DPS school and district leaders celebrate academic progress on this year's Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) during an event Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Manual High School complex. Above, Manual Principal Nicholas Dawkins speaks from the podium.

DPS Students Outpace State for Seventh Year

Denver – Students in Denver Public Schools are outpacing their classmates across Colorado in academic growth in English language arts and math, according to state test

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DPS Prepares for Solar Eclipse Fun

  More than 20,000 solar eclipse glasses are in teachers' hands as they prepare for the first day of school for most DPS schools on Read More »
Supt. Boasberg and DPS educators gather to celebrate READ Act growth.

Youngest Students Show Strong Gains in Reading

Denver Public Schools (DPS) students in kindergarten through grade 3 posted double-digit gains on early literacy exams, as seen by the most recent Colorado READ

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DPS Distributes One-to-One Technology to Excited Students

$10 Million Program Funded by Denver Voters Provides Nearly 9,000 Students with Computers Denver – On Thursday, Aug. 10, educators at the Hill Campus of

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The incoming sixth-grade class at Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences received their very own Chromebook laptops through the MyTech initiative.

DPS Students Start New Year With 1:1 Technology

On Thursday, Aug. 10, educators at the Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences surprised members of the incoming sixth-grade class with their very own Chromebook

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DPS Elevating Focus on Equity

Superintendent Tom Boasberg shared the following announcement Friday, Aug. 4, with DPS staff: Dear Team DPS, Under the leadership of Allen Smith, our Culture, Equity

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Denver Online High School Sophomore Abbey McWhirter

Student Profile: The Language of Dance

Sophomore Abbey McWhirter came to Denver Online High School last year due to her rigorous dance schedule at Colorado Ballet. Participating in the Pre-Professional training

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DPS Committed to Feeding Every Kid, Every Day

DPS Committed to Feeding Every Kid, Every Day, Regardless of Income, Immigration Status District thankful for generous donors as we work on long-term strategy to

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DPS Wins National Award for SAT Practice Challenge

Denver One of Five Urban School Districts Honored Denver – Denver Public Schools (DPS) received national honors in the first-ever Official SAT Practice All In

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Errol Flynn, PrEP Project Coordinator Manager, will share information about HIV awareness on EDUCA Radio on Aug. 4.

EDUCA Radio: HIV Prevention and Awareness

Tune in to EDUCA Radio from 3-4 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 4 when Errol Flynn, PrEP Project Coordinator Manager, will be sharing information about HIV

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Events

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First Day of School for Most DPS Schools: Check to Be Sure!

August 21, 2017

Enjoy your summer break! The first day of school for most traditional Denver Public Schools is Monday, Aug. 21. See the 2017-18 School Calendar here.

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Board of Education Meeting

June 19, 2017

The Denver Board of Education’s monthly meeting is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 19, on the first floor of the Emily Griffith

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Board of Education Public Comment Session

June 15, 2017

The Denver Board of Education’s monthly public comment session is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15, on the first floor of the

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The Denver Board of Education

Board of Education Work Session

June 12, 2017

The Denver Board of Education’s monthly work session is at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 12, in room 735 at the Emily Griffith Campus, 1860 Lincoln

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National Get Outdoors Day

June 10, 2017

Celebrate the 10th annual National Get Outdoors Day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10 at Sloan’s Lake Park (W. 25th Ave. & Sheridan Blvd.). National

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Support Emily’s Coffee

May 31, 2017

The Downtown Denver Expeditionary School (DDES) community is rallying around supporting the valuable resource and community space Emily’s Coffee provides. DDES students will present their

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African-American Equity Task Force Community Meeting

May 24, 2017

Denver Public Schools, along with the Board of Education, has commissioned the African-American Equity Task Force to create a recommended set of actions, efforts and

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Swansea Spring Festival 2017

May 20, 2017

Join us for the Swansea Elementary School Spring Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 20. This end-of-year celebration brings fun, music, and food with bounce castles,

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Citywide Elementary Art Show and Reception

May 19, 2017

The Citywide Elementary Art Show is a celebration of creative achievement in all our elementary schools. This year’s show features 31 schools and over 200

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Culture and Diversity Celebration

May 19, 2017

CMS Community School’s 4th annual Culture and Diversity Celebration is 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 19th at the school (1300 S. Lowell Blvd.). The Culture and Diversity Celebration aims to

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